Port-and-starboard Light Fish Photos, Cleidopus gloriamaris


Photo of Cleidopus gloriamaris, Port-and-starboard light fish
Common names: Port-and-starboard light fish, pinecone fish

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Port-and-starboard light fish.  The fish, also called pinecone fish, have two light organs that are housed in pits in their lower jaws.  The organs produce a greenish light that allows the fish to feed at night by luring small prey with their dim lights, Cleidopus gloriamaris Port-and-starboard light fish. The fish, also called pinecone fish, have two light organs that are housed in pits in their lower jaws. The organs produce a greenish light that allows the fish to feed at night by luring small prey with their dim lights. Port-and-starboard light fish, Cleidopus gloriamaris Photo.
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Species: Port-and-starboard light fish, Cleidopus gloriamaris
 

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Updated: November 22, 2017

Species permalink: Cleidopus gloriamaris
Common name permalink: Port-and-starboard light fish